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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


Huntington National Scraps Auto-Loan Deal

Huntington National Bank appears to be rethinking its securitization strategy.

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Guggenheim Seeks Traction for CLO Unit

Guggenheim Securities’ collateralized loan obligation underwriting unit is working to overcome a recent lag in its business.

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US Law Firms Backing Away From China

A number of U.S. law firms with designs on opening securitization-focused practices in China have put those plans on hold, with a few calling off the...

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Greece Crisis Stalls Deals Across Europe

Europe’s structured-product pipeline is frozen.

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Natixis Pushing Against CDO Liquidation

Fearing that its investment in a troubled collateralized debt obligation could be wiped out, Natixis is protesting what it sees as an unnecessarily rushed...

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Qualcomm Betting on Securitized Products

Qualcomm is moving more money into asset- and mortgage-backed securities.

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New Fund Shop Targets Short-Term Debt

Former Citigroup asset-backed commercial paper banking head Randy Harrison plans to launch a series of funds that would invest in short-term debt...

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Interest-Rate Outlook Stalls New-Issue Flow

It suddenly is taking more time than usual to price new asset-backed bonds in the U.S.

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Prosper Moves to Block LoanDepot Program

Prosper Marketplace is trying to derail a new consumer-lending business at LoanDepot, placing the company’s securitization plans in jeopardy.

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Banks Join Chase for Marketplace Loans

Bank of America, Citigroup and J.P. Morgan separately are in talks to become buyers of marketplace-originated personal loans.

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Moody's Creates Role of Research Chief

Moody’s is searching for a market veteran to fill a new position overseeing research of asset-backed securities, residential mortgage bonds and...

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Personal-Loan Deal to Aid Citi's Compliance

Citigroup has agreed to take down a securitization of marketplace loans — an investment that might help the bank meet its obligations to serve...

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